Critical infrastructure control systems are at risk from wireless attacks carried out over Software Defined Radio (SDR), according to Digital Assurance.
Security researchers from Independent Security Evaluators have tested thirteen widely used small office/home office routers and wireless access points, and have discovered that every single one of them has critical security vulnerabilities that allow local and remote attackers to take control of the device.
87 percent of corporate computers are missing critical software updates that could threaten business security, according to F-Secure data from around 200,000 workstations mostly in Europe.
Oracle’s Java SE Critical Patch Update for April 2013 contains 19 CVEs with CVSS base score of 10 (the highest you can go) indicating that exploiting the vulnerability is not particularly challenging and could give complete control of compromised systems.
The big news last week was that, according to researcher Hugo Teso, it is possible for malicious individuals to take control of an airplane using a special framework and an Android app.
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